Sweet Heat Bacon Sirloin Bites

Mary Shivers


These bacon-wrapped steak appetizers are always popular on game day. If your crowd is large, this recipe is easily doubled or tripled. The recipe can be assembled early in the day then baked just before serving. Score!

★★★★★ 4 votes
20 Min
20 Min

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Who doesn't love steak and bacon? The glaze was a perfect balance of sweet and heat and went well with the smokiness of the bacon in this easy appetizer recipe. These bite-size bad boys will be a big hit at your next party!


1 lb
(1/2-inch thick) well-trimmed sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp
steak seasoning
12 slice
hickory smoked bacon, cut into thirds
1/4 c
apple jelly, heated
1 1/2 Tbsp
whole grain mustard
1/2 tsp
minced garlic
1/4 tsp
cayenne (or more to taste)


1Heat oven to 400 degrees.
2Line a 10x15-inch jelly roll pan with foil. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
3Sprinkle steak cubes evenly with pepper and seasoning. Wrap each with a bacon piece and secure with toothpicks. Place on foil-lined pan.
4For glaze, in a small bowl, stir jelly, mustard, garlic, and cayenne together. Brush evenly over bacon-wrapped steak bites.
5Bake for 15-20 minutes or until bacon is crisp and glazed.
6Serve immediately. May serve with your favorite barbecue or dipping sauce if desired. Serves 4-6.

About Sweet Heat Bacon Sirloin Bites

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy